Works after Domenichino included in this catalogue
Picart after Domenichino Madonna and sleeping Christ Child [Levey gift, cat.9]
Picart after Domenichino St Cecilia {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.27]
Rousselet after Domenichino David singing {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.6]

Works in this catalogue previously thought to be after Domenichino
Audran after Spada Aeneas saving his father {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.34]
Picart after Spada The Concert {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.38]

Born Domenico Zampieri, he was a significant member of the Italian Bolognese school during the first half of the 17th century.

The five engravings listed above, all reproducing paintings in the French royal collection during the era of Louis XIV, formed part of the Levey gift to the NGV in 1879. Louis XIV also owned one of Domenichino’s ideal landscapes, Rest on the Flight into Egypt, c.1605.


The standard study is Richard Spear, Domenichino, New Haven: Yale UP, 1982. See also Beverley Brown (ed.), The Genius of Rome 1592-1623, London: Royal Academy, 2001, pp.377-78 (listing individual catalogue entries) and cat.89, for the landscape mentioned, acquired by Louis XIV in 1685, and transferred from the Louvre to Musée François-Mandet, Riom, in 1966